A new University Librarian has been appointed by the Authorities of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. She is Dr. (Mrs.) Jane Igie Aba (Nee Okunbor). Until her appointment, she was a Deputy Librarian, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benin State.
Her appointment is for a period of five (5) years and it takes effect from 6th June, 2016.
(Mrs.) Jane I. Aba was born on 6th July, 1962 in Benin City, Edo State. She attended Ansar-Ud-Deen Grammar School, Lagos State from 1976 – 1981. She proceeded to Project T.I.M.E. College of Education, Lagos State from 1984 – 1987 and bagged her N.C.E. in 1987. In a quest for more academic experience, she went to Bayero University, Kano from 1989 – 1996 where she had her Bachelor of Arts degree in Library Science (BA.LS) and Masters in Library Science (MLS) respectively. She further proceeded for another Master’s programme in Business Administration (MBA) in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma from 2000 – 2002. With her unrelentless dogged quest for greater academic experience, she went for her Doctor of Philosophy programme in Library and Information Science (Ph.D.) in 2007 and bagged her Ph.D. in 2013.
Dr. (Mrs.) Aba started her teaching/cognate experience as a Principal at Rakad International College, Hotoro, Kano State.
With her quest for greener pasture and avenue to explore her wealth of academic experience, she joined the services of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, and Benue State as an Assistant Librarian. She rose through the ranks to the post of Deputy University Librarian before her appointment as the University Librarian, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
As an academic with high repute, proven in the Library and Information Science field, she has 18 (eighteen) publications in National and International Journals, 1 (one) Book as well as several researches and 1 (one) article in Newspaper to her credit.
She has served in several Committees spanning through the Library Information Technology, Disciplinary, Veterinary Medicine, Forestry and Fishery; Siwes, Convocation and Post Graduate Oral Examination Board, among others.
She has a flare for reading, music and cooking.
Dr. (Mrs.) Jane I. Aba is happily married with children.
We congratulate and rejoice with Dr. (Mrs.) Aba on her appointment as Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma University Librarian and wish her a very successful and productive tenure in office.